Family Health

Snotty Kids

You may have seen in the news that we are seeing an abnormally high number of children with viral infections this winter.

In normal pre-COVID times children would encounter many different infections during their first couple of years and would generally have a run of snotty noses and temperatures for the first winter or two.  Because of the social distancing measures put in place to control COVID this has not happened and so the children who would normally have had these infections have a bit of catching up to do.

To find out more please download our Information Letter.

You can also download this excellent guide called ‘When Should I Worry’ which has clear advice about what is reasonable to manage at home and what needs further medical attention.

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